Universität Wien FIND

040016 KU Fixed Income Securities (MA) (2019W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 15.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 29.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 05.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 12.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 19.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 26.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 03.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 10.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 17.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 07.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 14.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 21.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 28.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course provides an introduction to fixed income securities. We will start with the discussion of the specific properties of such securities and the institutional details of the most important markets. The main part of the course will be devoted to valuation techniques and risk management. In the next part, we will cover non-standard bonds such as those that include an option and those featuring default risk. If time permits, we will discuss securitization in the last part of the course.

Topics of the Course:

1. Fixed Income Markets
2. Pricing Bonds
3. Term Structure
4. Interest Rate Risk
5. Callable Bonds, Warrants, and Convertible Bonds
6. Credit Risk
7. Securitization

Assessment and permitted materials

The grade will be based on a written final exam, homework exercises and class participation. The exact details will be announced in the first class.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Successful completion of Basics of Finance (or comparable courses)

Examination topics

All material covered in class and in the required readings announced in class

Reading list

Bodie, Z., Kane, A. and Marcus, A. (2014): Investments and Portfolio Management, 10th global edition, McGraw Hill.
Sundaresan, S. (2009): Fixed Income Markets and their Derivatives, 3rd edition, Academic Press.
Veronesi, P. (2010): Fixed Income Securities, Wiley.

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